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Leach Marathon - 1951

Owned by: Bob Johnson

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Frame
1951 Leach Marathon, frame no.22659; seat tube 23"; 
Wheels
Dunlop 27" Stainless steel rims on Blumfield large-flange hubs
Chainset Williams fluted cottered single chainset
Pedals Lyotard pedals
Gears Campagnolo 5-speed Gran Sport rear
Brakes Alp Competition brakeset
Stem/Bars Cresta bars on GB alloy Spearpoint stem
Saddle Brooks on alloy seatpin
Extra details Restored by Argos with blue marbleised paintwork, chrome ends and fork crown. White Bluemels Lightweight mudguards. This frame was built for Osgear - note rear ends and bracket on chainstay, many riders soon upgraded to the Campagnolo Gran Sport as it became available.

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Blumfield one-piece alloy large-flange hub
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Lugwork at head and fork crown

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Attractive down tube transfer

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CLB brake stirrup

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Bottom bracket lugwork
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CLB lever - one-piece clamp has to match bar diameter